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05 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken LibraryMcCahon writes: "on right. 4YA. Highcliffe [sic] Otago Peninsular [sic] c. 9 x 11 1/2. (Varnished with theatrical spirit gum (for sliding on boards etc) C.McC" Dated by Luit Bieringa.

A colour caricature by P. W. Eisdell Moore, depicting Professors from the School of Medicine. Left to right: Joseph Bernard Dawson, Eric F. D’Ath, Francis Gordon Bell, Charles Ernest Hercus, John Malcolm, William Percy Gowland, and Frederick Horace…

On the retirement of Professors D. W. Carmalt Jones and Professor F. Fitchett, a sum of 300 pounds was collected by graduates of the Medical School to commemorate the services of these two eminent teachers. The graduates stated that the sum was to be…

16 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken LibraryMcCahon writes: "Catherine Anne McCahon, 6 weeks old today, Thursday, May 17 Blue Black ink drawing. Signed Colin McCahon. 7" x 5""

GH Brown says painted to show art school style fashion; Ron Brownson says painted to explore use of texture.

The cover of the 1945 edition of the Medical School magazine, Digest. The image juxtaposes a soldier with a gun and a surgeon with a scalpel, both held at the same angle. Medical students were exempt from conscription during World War II. Due to a…

Frequently exhibited with variant title, Crucifixion with lamp 1947.

Lower right (l.r.) with brush: McCahon … [date illeg]; through image with brush: I.N.R.I.

22 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken LibraryMcCahon writes: "Colin McCahon. on left. Durville island taken from Ruby bay. initialled C.M. lower l. c. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2. crayon".

Margin above image u.l. - u.r. in pencil: D’Urville Island from Ruby Bay 1945; u.r. in pencil: Colin McCahon; l.r. in crayon: McCahon.

Lower right (l.r.): McCahon Jan ’48; through image: In loving memory of dear wee June who fell asleep 12th March 1935 aged 4 years and 9 months. Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven; verso stretcher: [hanging instructions, title] cat no 27.

The first air drill purchased by the Dental School.

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: Drawing for Dear Wee June McCahon; u.r. in pencil: Dec 27 1945 [Variously inscribed throughout]; on attached paper in pencil: This is from the Port Chalmers Cemetery looking at the Harbour mouth. The final painting was…

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: Portrait of R. Kennedy. C. McCahon 1940; l.r. in REK's hand: R. Kennedy; verso: C McCahon Drawing of RE Kennedy 1/-

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: for Rodney, one of the drawings for your painting. McCahon

Lower right (l.r.) in ink: Hoeing tobacco.

17 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken LibraryMcCahon writes: "The chestnut grove, Mahau Sound oil c. 14 1/2 x 20 1/2. Signed & dated Colin McCahon '44 but suggest date is wrong & should be rather earlier (ask R.E. Kennedy) A Cezanne…

Lower left (l.l.) in black ink: McCahon ’48; l.r. in ink: Landscape Tahunanui.

A view of students working under the high gothic ceiling in the reading room when the first library facilities were housed in the Clocktower Building.

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: McCahon ’47; verso in pencil: Marge in the Maitai Valley, Nelson.

Lower right (l.r.) with brush: D. Lusk ’40; label: QEII; label [crossed out]: This picture was painted in 1935 when the artist was still a student at the Dunedin School of Art

A montage of various photographs relating to the Medical School, including images of professors, surgery scenes, and students listening to lectures.

Lower right (l.r.) in ink: McCahon ’46; l.r. on mount in ink: The Mount Arthur Range, Nelson.
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